How Bankrupt Voyager Plans To Return Crypto To Customers

Zinger Key Points
  • Voyager CEO Stephen Ehrlich shares a Plan of Reorganization that would see account access returned to customers.
  • Customers would receive a combination of crypto, shares in a newly organized company and Voyager's crypto token VGX.

Editor's note: This story has been updated to better reflect Voyager's proposed plan of reorganization, which requires court approval. 

Voyager Digital CEO Stephen Ehrlich said Wednesday that customers with U.S. dollar deposits on its brokerage platform will receive access to funds after the completion of a fraud prevention process.

What Happened: Earlier today, Benzinga reported that Voyager Digital Ltd. VYGVF filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Voyager has approximately $1.3 billion of cryptocurrency assets on its platform, besides claims against Three Arrows Capital (3AC) of more than $650 million.

Voyager CEO Stephen Ehrlich addressed the situation on Twitter Inc TWTR, sharing details of a plan of reorganization that he said would return account access to customers.

Under the proposed plan, customers would receive a combination of crypto, proceeds from the 3AC recovery process, equity shares in the newly organized company and the platform’s native Ethereum ETH/USD-based crypto token Voyager Token VGX/USD.

At press time, VGX was trading at $0.214, recording a 13% decline over 24 hours.

“It’s important to note that as part of this announcement we are confirming that customers with USD deposits in their account(s) will receive access to those funds after a reconciliation and fraud prevention process is completed with Metropolitan Commercial Bank,” stated Ehrlich in his Twitter update.

A majority of customers took to Twitter to share their displeasure at Voyager’s proposed means for reimbursing their accounts.  

Disclosure: Benzinga CEO Jason Raznick Is a member of the unsecured creditor committee in the Voyager Digital bankruptcy case. 

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